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Jacob Potts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jacob is a young runaway living on the streets of New York who decides to change his life and circumstances by stealing money from some low-level bag men. What Jacob doesn’t know is that his life will change forever, but not in the way he expects. Follow this fast paced story of how a young boy has to adapt and survive with the new direction his life takes! **Contains profanity and violence**
Horse and Greyhound Racing Criminal and Mafia Connections
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Dog racing
Emprise Corp., a Buffalo concessionaire, was a dangerously powerful influence in U.S. sports. Its criminal acts were perpetuated by ties to organized crime. My ebook looks at the crimes committed by Emprise and mobsters in the horse and dog racing industries. It questions how this criminal empire went almost completely unchecked. I name names, race tracks and specific loans made by Emprise Corp.
Sonny Liston 1958-1959
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sonny Liston's background is murky and shady. An ex-con he left prison and fought as an amateur. In 1953 he turned pro. Curiously he hardly fought for 21 months. In early '58 Liston's quick rise among heavyweights began. Mobsters Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo entered his life . Were they his true managers and how much influence did they have on him? My book looks at these perplexing issues.